Assembly for Schools

TEEN TRUTH serves as an essential program supporting educational institutions, offering impactful experiences that resonate deeply with students. The assembly creates a powerful space within schools where important topics like bullying, mental health, and self-esteem are candidly discussed. Through our assembly for schools programs, students are encouraged to participate actively, sharing their experiences and insights. A TEEN TRUTH assembly serves as a cornerstone in nurturing empathy and understanding among teenagers, making the school environment not just a place for academic success, but also a space for emotional growth and mutual respect. View some of our assembly for schools options below and see how TEEN TRUTH plays a pivotal role in shaping a positive atmosphere for schools.

Assembly Topics Include:

Social-Emotional Wellness Assembly

Social-emotional wellness is a crucial aspect of overall well-being that encompasses an individual’s ability to understand and manage their emotions, build positive relationships, and navigate life’s challenges effectively. It involves self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, and interpersonal skills. Prioritizing social-emotional wellness can lead to improved mental health, better resilience, and enhanced overall life satisfaction. Developing these skills can positively impact personal relationships, academic or professional success, and one’s ability to cope with stress and adversity. Whether through mindfulness practices, therapy, or educational programs, fostering social-emotional wellness is essential for leading a balanced and fulfilling life. Contact TEEN TRUTH for a social-emotional wellness assembly for schools.

Building School Culture

School Culture Assembly

A “school culture” assembly for schools builds up the collective attitudes, values, and behaviors that shape the overall environment within an educational institution. It encompasses the shared beliefs, traditions, and social norms that influence how students, teachers, and staff interact with each other and engage with the learning process. A positive school culture promotes inclusivity, respect, and a sense of belonging, fostering an environment where students feel safe, motivated, and eager to learn. It is built upon open communication, strong leadership, and a shared commitment to academic excellence, character development, and personal growth. School culture plays a vital role in shaping students’ experiences and their academic achievements, making it a critical component of any successful educational institution.

TEEN TRUTH Leadership Summit Builds School Culture

Student Leadership Assembly for Schools

Student leadership is all about the active involvement of students in taking on leadership roles within their schools. These roles can vary from serving as class representatives and club presidents to taking on responsibilities in student government or other campus organizations. Student leadership provides an opportunity for young individuals to develop essential skills like communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and decision-making. It also fosters a sense of responsibility, empowerment, and ownership in shaping their school’s culture and community. Student leaders often advocate for student interests, drive positive change, and contribute to a vibrant and inclusive learning environment. By engaging in student leadership, young people not only enhance their personal growth but also play a vital role in influencing the direction and spirit of their educational institutions.

Drug and Vaping Prevention Assembly

Drug and vaping prevention programs are critical initiatives aimed at educating individuals, especially young people, about the risks and consequences associated with substance abuse, including vaping. These programs provide information on the harmful effects of various drugs, the addictive nature of substances, and the potential health and social consequences. They also emphasize the importance of making informed decisions, building resistance to peer pressure, and seeking support when faced with substance-related challenges. Our drug and vaping prevention assembly for schools are essential for promoting healthy choices, reducing addiction rates, and protecting the well-being of individuals, particularly among the youth. These programs typically involve school-based education, community outreach, and awareness campaigns, working to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to resist the lure of drugs and vaping.

Social Media Awareness Assembly

Social media awareness pertains to the conscious and responsible use of online platforms to ensure digital well-being. It involves understanding the potential impacts of one’s social media activities on mental health, privacy, and relationships. With the widespread use of social media, awareness campaigns aim to educate individuals about online safety, the dangers of cyberbullying, and the need for digital etiquette. Being socially media-aware also involves recognizing the potential for misinformation and fake news and developing critical thinking skills to assess the credibility of online content. By practicing social media awareness, individuals can use these platforms as tools for communication, connection, and information while mitigating potential negative consequences and fostering a healthier online presence.

student girls gossip in classroom

Anti-Bullying Assembly for Schools

Anti-bullying initiatives are crucial efforts dedicated to preventing and addressing bullying in schools and communities. They emphasize the importance of creating safe and respectful environments where all individuals are free from physical, verbal, or online harassment. These programs aim to raise awareness about the damaging effects of bullying on victims and perpetrators alike, emphasizing the need for empathy, kindness, and conflict resolution skills. Anti-bullying campaigns often provide resources and support for those affected by bullying and promote a culture of inclusion and acceptance. By fostering a collective commitment to stand up against bullying, these initiatives work to create a world where everyone can thrive without fear of harassment or harm.

Building Campus and School Staff Relationships

Campus Relationships Assembly

Campus relationships encompass the diverse connections and interactions that occur within an educational institution, such as schools, colleges, and universities. These relationships are not limited to friendships, but extend to interactions with teachers, staff, mentors, and peers. Positive campus relationships play a significant role in shaping the overall educational experience, promoting a sense of belonging and support. They facilitate academic growth, personal development, and emotional well-being by providing students with guidance, collaboration opportunities, and a social network. Campus relationships also contribute to a positive school culture and can serve as a foundation for future personal and professional connections. Cultivating healthy and respectful campus relationships is essential for creating a harmonious and enriching educational environment.

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Building Resilient Students Assembly

Building resilient students is a fundamental objective in education, aiming to equip young individuals with the skills and mindset to effectively navigate life’s challenges. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity, learn from setbacks, and adapt to changing circumstances. Educational institutions play a crucial role in fostering resilience by providing a supportive and encouraging environment. Strategies to build resilient students often involve teaching problem-solving skills, promoting emotional intelligence, and encouraging a growth mindset that embraces setbacks as opportunities for growth. By instilling resilience, schools help students develop the mental fortitude needed to face the uncertainties of the future, build self-confidence, and thrive academically, emotionally, and socially. Resilient students are better prepared to overcome obstacles, persevere through adversity, and achieve their full potential. Book a resilient students assembly today.

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Positive Behavior Choices Assembly for Schools

Positive behavior choices are crucial when promoting well-being, harmony, and constructive interactions on a school campus. These choices involve acts of kindness, empathy, respect, and responsible decision-making. In educational settings, encouraging positive behavior choices is a vital component of fostering a safe and supportive learning environment. It empowers students to develop strong character traits, social skills, and ethical values, contributing to a positive school culture. Promoting positive behavior choices can involve reward systems, character education programs, and restorative justice practices, all aimed at helping individuals recognize the impact of their actions on themselves and those around them. By making conscious, positive behavior choices, individuals contribute to a healthier and more harmonious community, both within educational institutions and in the broader society.

Anti-Bullying kids standing up against bullying

Kids That Are Struggling at Home Assembly

Kids who are struggling at home face a range of challenges that can impact their overall well-being. These challenges may include issues like family dynamics, economic hardship, parental stress, or difficult living situations. It’s crucial to recognize that such struggles can significantly affect a child’s emotional and academic development. Educational institutions, along with parents and caregivers, play a critical role in providing support and resources for these children. Initiatives like counseling services, mentoring programs, and educational assistance can help struggling kids cope with their home situations and create a stable, nurturing environment. By addressing the unique needs of these children, we can better equip them to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential.

Finding Your Passion Assembly

Finding your passion is a transformative journey that involves discovering what truly excites and motivates you. It’s about identifying activities, interests, or causes that ignite your enthusiasm and engage your creativity. Passion is a powerful force that can drive personal fulfillment and success in various aspects of life. It’s not always a straightforward process, and for some, it may take time to uncover their true passion. Exploring different experiences, hobbies, and career paths can be instrumental in this quest. Once you’ve identified your passion, it can serve as a guiding light, influencing your life choices, career decisions, and overall sense of purpose. Cultivating your passion allows you to find joy and meaning in your endeavors, contributing to a more fulfilling and satisfying life.

Meet Our Assembly for Schools Speakers

Jared Scott #1 Youth Speaker

Jamar Root

#1 Youth Speaker

Jamar Root is a dedicated youth speaker focused on inspiring student success. With a background as a high school athlete, he understands the stressful demands of sports and academics. He has served as TEEN TRUTH’s #1 youth speaker since 2022 working to empower students to find their voice and effect positive change on their campuses.

Caleb #1 Mental Health Speaker

Morgan Hannaleck

Best Female Speaker

Morgan’s journey was marked by self-doubt and insecurity stemming from difficult experiences in school. Seeking validation through relationships, her struggles led to severe anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder. Having worked hard to overcome these obstacles, she now serves as TEEN TRUTH’s best female speaker.

JC Pohl School Culture Expert

Brandon McCall

Best Motivational Speaker

Brandon McCall is on a mission to empower teens to find their voices. Growing up in inner-city poverty, he gained firsthand insights into the challenges faced by underprivileged students. After a life marked by conflict and uncertainty, a pivotal moment in 8th grade served as a catalyst for Brandon’s personal transformation.

Meet Our Expert Speakers



School Culture Expert

JC Pohl is an award-winning producer, nationally recognized speaker, and certified counselor who has reached more than 12 million students with his efforts to build school culture and empower student voice. He has produced groundbreaking programs such as TEEN TRUTH and RISING UP, and award-winning content for companies such as Warner Brothers, ESPN, and Disney. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and currently serves as the President & CEO of TEEN TRUTH.

Assembly for Schools

A TEEN TRUTH assembly is designed for school programs to stop bullying, teen suicide, and social-emotional issues in their tracks. Skip the magicians and comedians, book a trusted school assembly that will build your school culture and empower student voice.


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